The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 76 67 62
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Permanent jobs citing WCF 8 13 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.07% 1.63% 3.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.99% 3.93% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 26
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
WCF
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
403 331 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 54.09% 41.58% 50.65%
Number of salaries quoted 350 284 395
Median salary £50,000 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxford region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

WCF
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Oxford region.

WCF Salary Trend in Oxford

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for WCF.

1 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 11 (78.57%) SQL
4 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
5 9 (64.29%) MVC
5 9 (64.29%) T-SQL
5 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
6 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (35.71%) jQuery
7 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (35.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (35.71%) Web Development
7 5 (35.71%) WPF
7 5 (35.71%) LINQ
7 5 (35.71%) CSS
7 5 (35.71%) HTML
8 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
8 4 (28.57%) IIS
8 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
8 4 (28.57%) Ruby
8 4 (28.57%) Finance
8 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
8 4 (28.57%) HTML5
8 4 (28.57%) CSS3
8 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (21.43%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (21.43%) C

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) .NET Developer
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 10 (71.43%) C# .NET Developer
2 10 (71.43%) C# Developer
3 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 7 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (35.71%) .NET Web Developer
5 5 (35.71%) Web Developer
6 4 (28.57%) C# Web Developer
6 4 (28.57%) HTML Developer
6 4 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (21.43%) C# WCF Developer
7 3 (21.43%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
7 3 (21.43%) WCF Developer
8 1 (7.14%) Lead .NET Developer
8 1 (7.14%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 1 (7.14%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 1 (7.14%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
3 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (35.71%) CSS
3 5 (35.71%) HTML
3 5 (35.71%) jQuery
3 5 (35.71%) LINQ
3 5 (35.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (35.71%) WPF
4 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (28.57%) CSS3
4 4 (28.57%) HTML5
5 3 (21.43%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (14.29%) Reactive Extensions
6 2 (14.29%) SignalR
6 2 (14.29%) Web Services
7 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (14.29%) Telematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) MVC
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Web Development
4 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 2 (14.29%) Low Latency
5 2 (14.29%) MVVM
5 2 (14.29%) TDD
5 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
3 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
4 9 (64.29%) T-SQL
5 4 (28.57%) Ruby
5 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
6 3 (21.43%) C
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) DevExpress
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft